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Dec 4, 2013 7:00pm PST
care act on obama care. >> i know people call this law obama care. >> obama care. >> and that's okay, because i do care. >> back on the hill, republicans are not backing down. >> chairman darrell issa. >> no one is suggesting for a moment that we take government out of health care. >> right. >> that one kicked me in the belly. they have no plan. >> we've been putting deals on the table. >> but nothing's passed. >> the other issue obviously is the economy. >> the economy remains the single biggest concern. >> washington consistently failed to act. >> these aspare teas have become too big to ignore. >> making an action across the board. >> raising minimum wage, assistance to the long-term unemployed. something of a warning call to the american dream. >> it is not simply a moral claim. >> it's rooted in the personal. >> so we can make a difference on this. >> there are 19 shopping days to find health insurance on the government exchange. 29,000 people reportedly completed the application and selected a health plan on the federal exchange on sunday and monday but we don't exactly know ho
PBS
Dec 7, 2013 5:30am PST
welcome back. hands up for kelso parliament has approved the state secrets law by a vote of one hundred today too despite fierce protests from the and opposition parties against the bill. the long grass the government more authority to implement harsher penalties for those who leak sensitive secrets he won't force prison terms of up to two years for the leaking of sensitive information on issues ranging from defence diplomacy counterintelligence and counterterrorism. the lower house approved the bill last week. primus is as obvious as the law will protect national security and the suede u s concerns all the risk of hearing strategically sensitive information with toby a lot has met strong opposition from politicians and critics were the law could be used to cover a government abuses and to protect civil liberties. cctv correspondent nst machine that takes a look at how the japanese people are reacting to the debate and to the secrecy be . the japanese once again surrounded the diet building and the more mocking number fifty in protest against a state secret protection bill a bill that
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm EST
contentious, emotional law when it passed. and i think many of us who work closely with indigenous populations and different triable organizations have found we've gotten much better at communicating with each other about the process. part of the problem is that remains will be swept off and hidden behind closed doors and who knew what went on. we have more interaction with the elders, triable groups, bringing them in to see with a we're doing. i've actually worked in cases where they burn sage or insisted that blessings of those of us doing the analysis occur before and after. being an anthropologist, i'm totally cool with that. it's great. and again, communication. coming from working in human rights cases, as opposed to domestic cases. we tend to work at the medical examiners, you don't see the work we do kind of behind the scenes. when we're on the ground, in these human rights cases, reoften interacting closely with families and relatives. i think those of us that have done that are much more comfortable working with indigenous population and different cultural practices. i think we've dn
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am EST
of this law. [applause] it's the measurable outcomes in reduced bankruptcies and reduced hours that have been lost because somebody couldn't make it to work, and healthier kids with better performance in schools, and young entrepreneurs who have the freedom to go out there and try a new idea -- those are the things that will ultimately reduce a major source of inequality and help ensure more americans get the start that they need to succeed in the future. i have acknowledged more than once that we didn't roll out parts of this law as well as we should have. but the law is already working in major ways that benefit millions of americans right now, even as we've begun to slow the rise in health care costs, which is good for family budgets, good for federal and state budgets, and good for the budgets of businesses small and large. so this law is going to work. and for the sake of our economic security, it needs to work. [applause] and as people in states as different as california and kentucky sign up every single day for health insurance, signing up in droves, they're proving they want that eco
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 10:00pm EST
on the implementation of the dodd-frank regulations law. >> from age eight betty ford knew she wanted to do something with -- she put on skits and plays and that led to bennington vermont where she studied at the school of dance. these are some of her notecards, her spiral notebooks where she kept notes. this is her organizer. hearing this period. she carried this with her to vermont, back to grand rapids, off to new york where she studied with martha graham and work for the powers modeling agency and then back to grand rapids again. and in it you will find a whole host of things that you would find just about any organizer. there are brochures on dance costumes. one of her sketches of the costume for one of the dance routines that she wanted to put on. here are again the choreography notes that she made for different dance routine so there's a whole wealth of material in here that talks about her love for dance and how deeply she was involved in it,, especially in her early years. wednesday at a house veterans affairs subcommittee looked at the backlog in processing veteran stability claims and deal
CBS
Dec 7, 2013 6:00pm PST
. it was a brutal, racist system that in 1948 was made the law of the land. >> the laws were unjust laws, and they did not oblige obedience. >> teichner: archbishop desmond tutu remembers how it began, as mandela rose in the ranks of leadership of a civil rights group called the african national congress, the a.n.c. >> they were the revolutionaries of their day. they were the wild young men. >> teichner: former "time" magazine editor rick stengel spent countless hours in private conversation with mandela while collaborating on mandela's autobiography. >> mandela went to johannesburg as a young man and was treated in the terrible way that young black men were treated in the 1950s. i think this had a huge effect on him. >> teichner: mandela was in the forefront of growing resistance by the a.n.c., which began to protest the hated laws requiring blacks to carry passes, restricting where they could go. then, a galvanizing moment caught the world's attention. on march 21, 1960, in sharpeville, the peaceful civil rights movement was pierced with bullets. ( gunfire ) walter cronkite reported. >
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm PST
it erased from south african law, he continued to fight apartness because although the apartheid law was gone, apartness remained in south africa. black and white continued to live mostly apart. if the 20th century had an indispensable man, it was nelson mandela. and south africans knew that, which is why they stood in line for so long when they were offered a chance to vote for him for president. he was, as south african president jacob zuma put it today, the country's greatest son. >> this is the moment of our deepest sorrow. our nation has lost his greatest son. >> shortly after the news of nelson mandela's death reached the white house, president obama said this. >> i am one of the countless millions who drew inspiration from nelson mandela's life. my very first political action, the first thing i ever did that involved an issue or a policy or politics was a protest against apartheid. i would study his words and his writings. the day he was released from prison gave me a sense of what human beings can do when they are guided by their hopes and not by their fears. we will not like
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm PST
's the guy. >> reporter: he becomes mandela's mentor and encourages him to earn a law degree. he also introduces mandela to his young cousin, evelyn masi. the two marry in 1946 and welcomed their first child, a son, that same year. their family will eventually grow to include another son and a daughter. another daughter had been born in 1947 but died within a year. racism and segregation had existed in south africa for as long as there had been white settlers, the majority of them were descendants of the dutch and call themselves afrikaners. in 1948 the national party sweeps boo powers and codifies those apartheid policies into law. >> they were trying to achieve this kind of ethnic fragmentation of the country here in order to give the afrikaner nation its own homeland. >> reporter: the anc seeks to counter the new nationalist government. in 1952, the anc embarks on the defiance campaign, an ambitious campaign to mobilize their countrymen to defy unjust apartheid laws. mandela is put in charge of organizing the mol unveers. >> and we volunteers to go to prison. to be arrested and not
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 1:00pm PST
. they want the law to mail and they would start bankrupting insurance companies because they break the model. >> the insurance companies may be bankrupt even further. this is deeply cynical. the website works and let's go back to the argument. we are making in the first place. guess what happened if you don't get the young people. not like the exchanges go away. they become a lot more expensive. they won't wind up killing them, they will wound them and guess who will be stuck with the tab. the taxpayer. with the republicans and conservatives are doing is expanding the government. this is big government conservatism. >> it's ironic because the first part is they don't need and don't want, but the argument is that you don't need health insurance seems to be the weakest part of the argument. maybe somebody who is 18 doesn't think they need it, but somebody who is 26 or 25 or getting to the end of that state on your parent, they are starting to get to the age where they think i do need this. >> yes. starting to mature. starting to realize that maybe this invincible thing is what it's cracked up
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 9:00am EST
with the wisdom to respond with whatever policies and laws might be needed to ensure greater peace and security in our land. bless us this day and every day and may all that is done be for your greater honor and glory. amen. the speaker pro tempore: the chair has examined the journal of the last day's proceedings and announces to the house her pproval thereof. pursuant to clause 1 of rule 1 the journal stands approved. for what purpose does the gentleman from montana seek recognition? mr. daines: mr. speaker, pursuant to clause 1 of rule 1, i demand a vote on agreeing to the speaker's approval of the journal. the speaker pro tempore: the question is on agreeing to the speaker's approval of the journal. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. the ayes have it, the journal stands approved. for what purpose does the gentleman from montana seek recognition? mr. daines: madam speaker, i object to the vote on the grounds that a quorum is not present and i make a point of order that a quorum is not present. the speaker pro tempore: pursuant to clause 8 of rule 20, further proceedings on this questi
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 6:00pm EST
widespread outrage. this comes after a new law banning protests without government permission. we have been following this crackdown for time magazine. we are joined from cairo via skype. thanks for being with us today. >> thank you. >> with these women released with, do you accepts a shift in the government? do you think they may be softening their stance a little? >> it's important to make a distinction here. a lot of it depends on the prerogative of the individual judge in this case and what we saw here is that the judge iníñ the initial case handed down a set of sentences that were particularly harsh, and that caused the public's imagination, and that, i think, caused significant shift in public opinion, which weighed on the government and i think probably weighed on this judge's mind when he was making this second ruling, but yes, it is important to stress that this is coming into can text of a broader clamp down on political protests in the street and the same week that those sentences were handed down, the military-led government implemented a law that prohibits all public protests
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 10:00am EST
and republicans coming together to launch the interstate freeway system, signed into law by president eisenhower, subsequent roads, transit and water investments helped fuel our economy and tie the nation together. more recently, the failure to address long-term funding has also been bipartisan. the bush administration ignored strong recommendations from their own private sector experts that they impaneled to give advice. although the obama administration did request and employ some modest funding in the recovery act and has proposed an infrastructure bank and talked extensively and i think sincerely about the need for investment, what has been lacking has been a specific concrete proposal from either party to address infrastructure financing in america. while the political maneuvering has secured here in washington, the gap in the highway trust fund has been growing and conditions of our roads, bridges and transit systems have been deteriorating. this puts america at a competitive disadvantage, complicates the movement of goods and people and contributes to congestion and pollution. at the same
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am EST
are not exempt from public information laws and the state wanted to protect survivors of the shooting and loved ones of the 26 victims and the town of newtown said the tape also be released on wednesday. the northern plains in north midwest are dealing with cold temperatures but it's about to get much worse and let's bring in nicole mitchell. >> we have a brutal system coming from canada pulling the air down and it moved through the dakotas and starting to move into nebraska with all the moisture along with it but the cold air is going to take a couple days to really settle in. so if you are getting a taste of the cold air and saying this is it, no, wait until thursday and friday morning and even into the weekend and that is when we will see the worst of it but we have had widespread areas of snow and some is heavy snow and places like arrow head in minnesota could get a foot and a half and a couple places isolated two feet of snow so that is almost up to waist high you will be digging out of. widespread and you get the cold and the wind. the wind will be blowing it so interstates like 90 will
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 10:00pm EST
dalibhunga, which means trouble maker, he lived up to his name. after studying law he dedicated himself to apartheid. a system imposed on the black african. nelson mandela was arrested in sentenced to life in prison. he spent 28 years behind bars, mostly in a tiny cell on robin island near cape town. nelson mandela's brutal imprisonment led to tuberculosis and damaged eye sight. his fame grew and the world clamoured for the release of a man the symbol of the civil rights movement. finally he walked out of prison. four years later he was elected south africa's first president. let's examine the man behind the status. our first guest had a strong connection. his grandfather taught mandela and his grandmother visited the south african leader in prison. it's a pleasure to have you here. i know you are the headmaster of the groten school. i'm glad you took time on what must be a hard day, given the family connections you had and you know him yourself. >> thank you for having me, i'm honoured to be here and i thank groten school for allowing me to be here. the man would have loved that. >> te
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 12:00pm EST
that they have gotten a starbucks latte, but that doesn't necessarily help them improve upon the law of big numbers or big averages where you ultimately finish with a mediocre result. how do we change an entire generation of twentysomethings? how do you get that to something you were talking about? how do you get that 21-year-old to learn how to apply this? make it applicable? >> going back to the concept, likefolio was created to spark that interest. it is not enough. they have to learn about the fundamentals. they have to learn about risk management. more and more companies like td ameritrade are taking all of the education and insights that they need to know and delivering it free of charge. >> is that like the casino? >> i do not think so. in terms of the sustainability of my business, i will continue to have a job. education is a key component of that. the more successful our clients are, the more successful our businesses will be. >> next question. the amount of options and derivatives in td ameritrade at the time was about 9% of volume. it is now in the mid-40's. that is incredible g
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 6:00am EST
. it shocked many. their sentences were handed down in the same week as restricted protest laws. millions are being forced out of their country in droves. a lack of food has left them it'so late. >> we have this report. >> hundreds of refugees from fighting and distribution in their country. they walked several kilometres in the cold in rain. this 80-year-old arrived with her mentally challenged son. food supplies have been cut off. bakeries have been destroyed. there's no food or drink. if people see someone with a loaf of bread, they bid like at an auction. most are poor and dest it ute and is have to pay smugglers to ensure the safe effort. the revies arrival was with nothing more than documents. for most they experienced the longest journey to safety. three months ago. these people were turned away at the boarder. know they do. >> >> translation: i am sure the camp is better than living under air strikes. we lost a lot of family members. >> syrians used to cross into jordan. heavy fighting prevented thousands crossing through. this longer, safer route is crossing near the border into
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 8:00pm EST
. it will treat everyone equally under the law, it will help parents control their children's future and their education, it will help creators have more jobs for workers. it will treat you the same way everyone else, the matter the color of your skin, what part of town you comfort. we have tried the bailouts, excessive taxation. it has not worked. it does not work. we will try a new approach. you can meet your new challenges as you rebuild your cities, it will endure and prevail. i promise you that i will work you do we do that. thank you very much. [applause] >> it is my job to sort hundreds of questions and tried to get them into some kind of order. i will start locally with a student question. what made you take interest in detroit's issues? >> they are in the news. i think about it from two different perspectives. i will be honest with you. i am about politician, i'm a republican, i want votes. our party needs or votes and they are not getting more out of detroit. i am a physician and i want to diagnose problems and come up with solutions. in the past, a lot of times republicans
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 12:00am EST
questions about the thethcare law and unemployment numbers released earlier today. over an hour.le >> i'm four minutes late. that. to apologize for >> you are 45 minutes early. >> you know, even in middle age you can turn over a new leaf. i know that it is infrequent that we are this close to on time and i want to say i owe you a standing apology on that. we are just having fun here. with that, i will wish you all a happy friday even though it is raining. and say that i have a topper. today, as part of the daily messaging effort to highlight specific benefits of the health care law that are already making a big difference, the white house and supporters of reform are focused on how growth and health care costs are at historically low levels along multiple dimensions. according to the most recent projections, health care spending grew at the slowest rate on record over the last three years. real per-person spending grew at a 1.3% rate. this was seen in medicare, medicaid, and private insurance. health care price inflation is at its lowest level in 50 years. healthcare law is currenting t
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 2:00am EST
. he empowered them and the country to emerge from their laws. >> what have you taken from his leadership? >> unity. that's the most important thing. >> peace, reconciliation, that was the message, a message we have to teach our children and our children's children. >> this was not about sadness or mourning, it was about honour, remembering his generosity and spirit. >> this is a gift. >> your struggle. your commitment, and your discipline has released me to stand before you today. >> he's an example to all of us >> to black and white south africans. >> we are the same. the only thing that separates us is a pigment in our skin. it means nothing. we are all the same, and are driven by the same things in the same way. >> so maybe, just maybe that long walk to freedom is a little shorter thanks to tata. >> nelson mandela's legacy can be heard in the children's voices of soweto, to the smiles the elderly who never thought they'd live to see the day that equality became law. he touched many lives, some more personal or lasting than any of us could have expected. i had the honour of
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 10:00pm EST
washington, go back to grand rapids, practice law, had no money, make a little bit of money for the kids and so on, and intervening events played havoc with that, but they left washington to go to another destination. >> host: we talked about the struggles with alcohol when he was in the house of representatives. here's what she wrote about this in the white house years. the next problem got worse and my pills were always with me. still, i didn't not drink alcoholically in the white house. there was too much at stake. what little drinking we did was confined to camp david on a weekend or drinks upstairs before we went to bed. now she said the pills were always with me. how big a problem was this for her in her white house years? >> guest: you know, i don't know how to answer that. she's a circumstantial alcoholic, if there is such a thing, and as far as the pills are concerned, you mentioned 33 state dinners. she was in all of them, a vital host, and so i'm not sure that the problem really erupted when they left washington. i mean, it was a significant problem before the presidency, and
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 2:30pm EST
the minimum wage law and some of the fair labor standards act legislation in the 1930's. this legislation ensured that american workers would receive a minimum wage and work reasonable hours. we know what that's done for families in this country. we also know that the minimum wage hasn't even been close to keeping up with the cost of living, with inflation. we also know a number of other things, mr. president, about the minimum wage. minimum wage is now $7.25 an hour. many of -- many of minimum-wage workers working -- making $7.25 or $8 or $9 an hour -- less than we want to raise the minimum wage, too, so all would get a raise -- we know that many of those workers work in the fast-food industry. the c.e.o. of a fast-food corporation makes, we figure, about $8.7 million a year. while his average employees make something about around $19,000 a year. and i don't -- i'm not one of those that says, well, that's -- you know, they have to work a million hours to get to the $8 million a year, but just to put in perspective what's happened with wages. as wages for c.e.o.'s and for top management h
PBS
Dec 7, 2013 12:30pm PST
the shots i missed sick vested in them. obama wants to speculate that the rules and sign up under scots law made by the end of its ceo. i say to teach always understand obama to decide about the enduring american presence of guns. after that of god command of troops to secure the tt you it's true talking of constant since rachel carson by. i am. and it's tough time invitation to tour docs can do to own up with aunt annie that citizenship with the united states. in this post of drone attacks will cause of candy canes off onto don't need to supply troops is this picture the fall. supporters of the good stuff in the gun was focused on baby gates up. but the bt i feel the need to supply route through crossing on one of the main groups that either but in the province. that is used by the roots cutting supplies to withstand forces. this time bt i can see it's one of the two made by the saudi border points you've studied supplies and officials say nearly seventy percent of zeitgeist of our own troops sport and why are these troops. just some money and get it up just as it might teach you much mone
ABC
Dec 5, 2013 11:00pm EST
though his fight would be in a larger realm. andained a law degree fought racism and the apartheid. he was landed behind bars for 27 years. his imprisonment only energized him. >> think about the problems. >> countless others along the way. >> we have to think about the example that he said, to make decisions not by hate, but by love. >> he became the first black and democratic president and a nations, tother have a collegiate tone to pitches message of goodwill. >> i am a -- >> his enthusiasm was contagious and his legacy bound to inspire well beyond this lifetime. thatlson mandela once said it seems impossible until it is done. many wanting a quality that may be celebrated in the next few days, including at the soccer stadium where he last appeared in the world cup, to be buried back in his home village 550 miles away. the -- this will last 10 days. many come together to honor the man known to his countrymen as madiba. legacy as a human rights leader has prompted many to share their memories of this icon and we continue our coverage live from the embassy. construction,s you can see a
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 5:00am EST
in bangkok and has seen some of the worst protests and law enforcement classes over the last couple of days and we were there when they pulled down the bash wire together and protesters and police officers and a steady flow of protesters walked down the streets and into the grounds of the police headquarters and further down the street into the government house and that is where the prime minister has her office. the police got the order to allow the protesters in the compounds of the very symbolic buildings but not allowed in the buildings themselves, that was a compromise if you will between the protesters and protest leaders and the law enforcement officials. that is because the protest leaders said he wanted to take down the government and take over government house but at least put now he can say he got in the ground and gave a speech behind me a couple hours ago where he said it was a partial victory for this movement but the fight continues and probably will pick backup at the end of the week. >> reporter: he remains very defiant, what exactly are his goals, his plans to bring down
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 4:00pm EST
earlier. >> your average viewer want's to actually understand how the health care law is going to help them or hurt them. >> they know they can get extremist bickering somewhere else. >> people say that we're revolutionary. our revolution is just going back to doing the best in journalism. >> this is the place to go watch high quality journalism, period. americans applying for unemployment benefits dropped to one of the lowest levels in six years. and if congress doesn't act soon, many of them could lose their benefits in just 23 days. libby casey is following this story for us. good to see you, any indication congress will extend the unemployment past this deadline of december 28th. 18 months of benefits time for americans to look for work. as part of receiving this unmany. domes say they want this extension tied to a overall budget deal. now leader nancy pelosi, doesn't have to be in the same bill buzz wanted it to happen by the end of the year. they don't care, well we have to assume that they care. you just want to make sure that they know, and that's why we with have the hearing s
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 11:00pm EST
over conditions at the school. he moved to johannesburg, studied law and joined the african national congress, a political and religious movement fighting segregation. it grew sharper when south africa elected a white government passing laws taking racism to the extreme. the resettlement of 3 million, deprives the right to vote and travel. stripping them of citizenship. nelson mandela was 30. he was convinced peaceful demonstrations would never be enough. he helped to form and one an amped guerilla movement. a campaign of bombings and sabotage in the '60s led to his arrest and prosecution along with others in the movement. convicted but spared a death sentence, nelson mandela would spend a quarter of a century, 27 years behind prison walls, 18 of them at the notorious robin island. outside the fight grew more fears. aggression and violence focussed the attention of the world on racism. nelson mandela became the most famous prisoner in the world. the powerful international condemnation and growing domestic unrest chipped away at apart hide until nelson mandela was released from prison
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 11:00am PST
and commerce chair. we see more and more evidence that the administration and the signature health care law. the announcement only came last week. what do you make of the bombshell revelations? >> these e-mails show pattern that has been happening throughout the obama care scandal at this point. this goes back to may that there were problems and delays tests thinking missed and major contracts that hadn't been let out and more that there wasn't anyone really in charge. so this administration the white house was so determined to come out with this obama care on october 1st regardless of these problems. >> as each new revelation comes out. let me ask you this, does it make it a bigger problem for is he safe so to speak. does he came out and said i'm going to make she's fixes and i didn't know any of this. problems are so big and so multiple they are still having to fix it. the fixes go a long way. secondly, you know this is a case where the president and democrats put their faith in 1/7th of our nation's economy. what is coming clear of the e-mails things where the system is breaking down ete
PBS
Dec 5, 2013 7:00am PST
as low risk. amendments to the law on state control and monitoring has also developed which gave the reason behind conducting unscathed with inspections. silly. it is getting. it is generally plan to switch to control over business from detection and punishment to convention. we want to introduce an assessment system of state control effectiveness. now it is no secret that any supervisory authority first the law takes into account the number of violations and the mala fides. that probably is not the primary motivating factor for development of viewership on the contrary a government agency should take preventative measures. living units. he is too huge shevchenko the district court of kiev made a decision to keep nine suspects under arrest for two months. they were detained on suspicion of organizing mass riots and protests in kiev on sunday december first. interfax reports. in the meanwhile the protests to continue thousands of people remain on the main square of kiev in demand resignation of the government in the present in the coffin of the voter gets no confidence to the cabi
PBS
Dec 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
in the oklahoma in the on loan from things that going for thirteen years of law that started last dubstep attended a century to set him off to battle an increase in its duty to the zoo and it's a cool is that even being to live blog on wednesday to suit the interests of big businesses between two places in the keating governments that's the situation had gotten a lot of people up in own screw it all in on the police to stop using them to protect so unconvincing by the selection of the city bolton been added into my new quote the stories within ten to twenty dollars to the pavement in the upper don't matter because we know we told you all in all governments going on to these potential new season is this next to the protest ukraine again a delegation of u and pieces spoken to the crowds in kiev the protests is have three more days that the decal from government buildings. the latest is the peaceful sculpt and tia he crouched behind me were addressed by a group of any peace they once again returned to their support for the protest is now the delegation met with opposition leaders and looks like the m
PBS
Dec 5, 2013 3:00pm PST
apartheid's unjust laws. but by 1960s the harsh right's resistance to the peaceful process, caw caused mandela and his colleagues to form a military wing operating underground. their cause was called spirit of the nation, aimed at civil installations and not soft or human targets but in times can, the anc their acts bore no comparison to the thousands murdered in otherwise disappeared by the regime. >> there are many people whofeed futile for us to continue talkintalking peace and nonviole against a government whose reply is only savage attacks. well i'm on the defenseless people. >> in 1962 a vishz crack downwas caught up in the regime's wide net. his anc colleagues were rounded up and jailed. in 1963 during what came to be called the ravonia trial, the government tried and convicted mandela and seven of the top command of the anc on charges of sabotage and fomenting revolution. a capital offense. the eight were sentenced to life in prison. even from his cell on robin island, the alcatraz like island, six miles from cape town, mandela was uncompromising, says helen, a parliament servi
CNBC
Dec 6, 2013 9:00am EST
, which was the public view portion of it, which is one of the last remaining law that you're not supposed to do. >> how would you argue it has changed the washington economy, for better i assume? >> currently we don't have retail stores. we'll have licensed shops and grows in about six months. so the economy hasn't greatly changed that much at this point. but it will. the state predicts we'll have at least $250 million coming in from tax revenues from this. so most of that is going to be going to health care and early learning, things like that. >> it will significantly change the economy in the next six months. >> you got the seahawks going for you and this. dress warm. >> exactly. >> thanks, ben. >> thank you. >> during the middle of that interview, somebody said with great authority when you're stoned, you don't feel the cold. i don't know if that helps at all. >> the u.s. economy added 203,000 jobs in the month of november. are we moving closer to the fed taper? chief economist jan hatzius is here after this quick break. [ music transitions to rock ] make it happen with the all-new fi
CNN
Dec 6, 2013 9:00am PST
nelson by a teacher later on. after studying law, his trouble making politics ticks began, and as a boxer he became adept at picking fights and sparring with the an hart hide authority which had increased its oppression against the black population. it was there that mandela made the crucial decision to take up an arms struggle launch the armed wing. he was militant and a fire brandie fointly burning his passbook, a dred the document the an hart hide authorities used to control the movement of south africa's black population. >> the africans require one the franchise on the basis of one man, one vote. they want political independence. >> that simple.demand and the methods he took to fight for democracy eventually saw him and others tried for treason and sabotage by the apartheid government, acts punishable by death but they got life imprisonment instead, banished to robben island one of the country's most brutal and isolated prison. another political prisoner remembers the first time he saw mandela in the primp yard. >> i could see from the way he walked and from his conduct that here was
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 4:00am EST
for research. the minnesota case is still pending. find out what your state's public health law is. they're probably not going to give you the results. the results will be just on these handful of diseases, depending on how old your children are, either five, six diseases or 30, 40 diseases, and almost certainly negative on all of them. but somebody did those tests. >> i would like to clarify one thing, though. the tests that were done, say in the 1970's or 1980's, were not genetic tests. no one was look at d.n.a. they were looking at other levels, so they were what would propering called a metabolic screening. >> although with proper respect, i think that's a quibble, in the sense of they weren't testing d.n.a., but we aren't testing it now. we're testing the proteins for most of the neonatal testing. it's still tests of proteins really, but it's a test that tells you something about the underlying d.n.a. > so a word, two things. the f.b.i. did not get ahold of any samples from texas, but the department of defense did for exactly what hank said, namely to look at the frequency of d.n.a.
PBS
Dec 1, 2013 7:00pm PST
the sermon preached week the new york times. laws this is being received. an aussie croatia in the region as a whole. if you do and we the craze. yes the beach said it was not surprised but was disappointed by the result let's recall that effectively gives the police and also frightening is the meal on a beach called to go. not to accept that these polls though it's possible that by the church back to the faith. it was going to get it tonight at the headquarters of the pro tolerance movement in front of a sign that said he expects the bill on referendum to be change and change the look is kind of referendum. do not repeat in the future. we also expect that the moon some kind of unions or gay couple to be adopted in the future of your thinking about the region there was only a reaction to this referendum in the balls yet there is a huge box in the christian minority in both know that two thirds of them decided that the ban what's much more than price and revolting against the adoption of gay marriage thank you very much indeed to our regional correspondent all we all got up to it. the belo
CNN
Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm PST
and studying law, mandela's trouble making politics began and as a boxer he became adapt to picking fights and sparring with authorities that increased its oppression against the black population. it was then mandela made the crucial decision to take up an armed struggle launching the armed wing. he was militant and a fire brand, defined burning his passbook, a document the authorities use to control the movement of south africa's black population. >> the africans require want to franchise on the basis of one man, one vote. they want political independence. >> reporter: that simple demand and the methods he took to fight for come mock see he and others tried for treegen and sabotage, acts punishment by day. he got life in prison anyway. one of the most countries and isolated prisons. another political prisoner remembers the first time he saw mandela in the prison yard. >> i could see from the way he walked and from his conduct that he was a man already stamping his authority on prison regime. >> reporter: mandela was released 27 years later. >> i have spoken about freedom in my lifetime. y
CNN
Dec 8, 2013 10:00am PST
's another factor to consider here when it comes to gun violence. japan has some of the strictest gun laws in the world. the basic premise of those laws, if you want to own a gun, good luck. japan's firearm and swords control law states no person shall possess a firearm. before listing a few narrow exceptions for hunters and other categories. for the brave few still willing to apply for one, they face an intricately designed bureaucratic obstacle course. just ask rick sacka. a former u.s. marine living on mount fuji. he says he's one of only a handful of foreigners in japan to legally own a gun. back at his house, he showed us the binders full of paperwork he's had to deal with over the years. they were a bit overwhelming even to explain. >> what all do you have to do? >> it's -- initially -- do you want to help me? >> sacca took over 20 hours of lectures, a written test, a shooting range class, and he passed a criminal background check. a doctor gave him a full physical and psychological exam. he also visited the police station more than five times where he was interviewed in an interroga
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 1:00pm EST
sea is within international law. they are in talks before heading to south korea. washington refusing to recognize the zone. china wants pilots to tell them their flight plans. which cover as chain of disputed islands. >> tie hand's king has urged the nation to work together for stability, in a speech delivered on hiss 86th birthday. it is likely to be a temporary reprieve. >> this was a day to fill the streets and at least try to put politics aside. tens of thousands of ties came out to see they beloved king. >> i am happy to be here celebrating his birthday, i wish he could be with us forever. >> concern grows about the health of the 86-year-old who is recorded as the father of the nation. he made a brief address and spoke of the need to insure stability. >> it's said that the king is about politics, but in thailand it is never far away. the scenes of celebration were in stark contrast for the violence on the streets last week. protestors are calming for the government to go. a truce is negotiated as a mark of respect to the king. >> we have to believe in him. we should listen to hi
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
studies law, and joins the african national congress, a political party and resistence moving fighting the segregation that was so deeply divisive. that passed laws taking segregation to an extreme. >> celebrated 3 million people to black homelands. denying their right to vote and travel. stripping them of citizen ship. nelson mandela was only 30. he soon became convinces peaceful demonstrations would never be enough to uproot the oppressive racist structure, so he helped form and run an armed guerilla movement. a campaign of bombings and sabotage against government targets in the early 60's, led to his arrest and prosecution, along with others in the movement. convicted by spared a death sentence, mandela would spend more than a quarter of a century, 27 years behind prison walls. 18 of those at the notorious robin island. through repression, and the violence focus the attention of the world on s racism.depth of south boycottability a the economy became the most famous prisoner in the world. the powerful international condemnation, and growing domestic unrest chipped away atar par tide
Al Jazeera America
Dec 6, 2013 4:00pm EST
technology used by law enforcement to bring down criminals and the crime rate. that's next on al jazeera. >> they are some of the meanest streets in the country. two cities where the california dream has really been fading into a reality of crime, but oakland and richmond, california, are fighting back. not with boots on the ground, but with bots. technologhat can track a gunshot from thousands of miles away. "techknow's" lindsay moran spent time on the ground to find out how this works. >> reporter: oakland and richmond is a network of high tech ears. acoustic sensors that could be a game changing in reducing gun violence. it's part of "shot spotter." within seconds after a gun is fired the system pinpoints the location, and alerts police dispatchers and patrol units. >> the first thing it shows is that there were multiple gunshot fires and give us pinpoint location. i almost have realtime information where shots are being fired and where i'm going. >> here's how it works. when a gun is fired, the sound is picked up and recorded by multiple season cores placed in different locations. ea
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 2:00pm PST
to practice law. he and oliver established the first black law firm. december 5, 1955 he would be on the other side of the law following a country wide sweep by police that would put him and 155 activists on trial for treason while which dragged on to the 28 accused were acquitted march 29, 1961. the headline from fox news desk this afternoon. just before midnight, about 20 minutes ago the south african president announced his long struggle in the hospital since june and before has come to an end. the iconic civil rights leader and former president of south africa, nelson mandela, is dead today at 95. fox news new york continuing coverage on fox news channel, satellite and cable, more coverage later on your late local news. we continue our coverage on fox news channel across the country and around the world. the death of nelson mandela is not unexpected. we are looking at live pick ktu outside the hospital and near his home. south africa has a week long remembrance planned for him planned well in advance and will be announced by the government shortly is my understanding. we're anticipating w
PBS
Dec 6, 2013 5:00am PST
rights and reconciliation. i was young federal law struggle for democracy and against apartheid in south africa to the wells attached. as leader of the african national congress. he initially chosen strategy of civil disobedience. then came the shell bill massacre in nineteen sixty. when sixty nine to protest this with you domestic dispute i'll still be sent home by the us with the government has been the response was savage attacks. i am. nineteen sixty three cm and was arrested and sentenced to life in prison it wasn't until the eleventh if the pre nineteen ninety that he was finally released the announcement came up to twenty seven years of languishing in iraq but by the priest. go read it to the last president of apartheid era south africa said the government has likened of indecision duties was to monday on condition that was the model of mr nelson and emma. a free man taking his first steps. in two and use of every reception committee trying to get the people. it's a new phone as the nelson mandela is rife with me. delaware awarded the nobel peace prize in nineteen ninety three. oh
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 2:00pm PST
the law. they wouldn't allow him to get out of jail and go home to his son. the sacrifices he made not to have any ranker and deliberate that nation with no rank and revenge, he was truly one of the world's remarkable people in history. >> he went back to south africa after leaving. he was that committed. he could have been selfish and gone somewhere else in the world. how will you remember this man? what was he like to meet and to be around? >> to be in his presence, the time that i was there, you knew you were in the presence of greatness. hoe had a gravity. hoe had a humility that you did not find in any other person. i have been around a lot of presidents and heads of state. there was something that was a balance of humility and gravity and greatness that you sense. you don't care what you thought you were going to say going into a meeting. it evaporated in his presence. it wasn't his overwhelming and the guy who tried to overwhelm or rule. it was his mere presence that changed the elements of a rule. >> what are effect did he have on you, reverend sharp? >> very much so. if i
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 3:00am PST
. he couldn't vote. it was against the law to have his picture. he couldn't touch his wife's hands for 16 years of his 26 years in jail. yet he came out advocating reconciliation and negotiating with his oppressors and tried to be inclusive. i think the way he did it was equal to what he did and it's incomparable. one of us that grew up in the post-civil rights era it tempered a lot of us that got to know him. the mandela way was not only to fight for change but become the change and he symbolized that in epic proportions. few times i was honored to be around him, you were always moved by this balance of gravity and humility, you never saw in anyone else. he was such a humble and great guy at the same time. it is really something that we probably, president obama said, we'll never see again. >> john meacham, i was talking to my 10-year-old girl about nelson mandela, explaining about him, what he had done, the sacrifices he made, the way he changed this country and the world. i'm wondering, though, of course, my 10-year-old girl didn't know an awful lot about nelson mandela. and we
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm EST
constitutionalism, and the rule of law, open market economies, diversity, and non-racialism. >> i am extremely sad. it is tragic news. just remind it what an extraordinary and inspiring man nelson mandela was. my thoughts are with him and his family. >> i want to introduce you now to an ambassador who has dealt with nelson mandela in the past, the first woman u.s. ambassador to south africa, and the senior director for african affairs at the national security council, currently a distinct professor at carnegie mellon university and also the director of the carnegie center for international policy and innovation. ambassador, thank you so much for joining us. tell us about meeting nelson mandela in person and what it was like. >> i first met nelson mandela in 2001 at the white house in the oval office when he came to meet with president george walker bush. i was, of course, like everybody else in the white house, all inspired.-- awe- he was frail at the time, but he was a very straight up guy, very tall, a magnificent presence. and even though president bush, for instance, help him walk out to the r
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 9:00pm EST
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Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 5:00am EST
that clear before going to bali that they would not move. they have to enshrine in law that people under the poverty level would be guaranteed a certain amount of grain per month. it's part of the coalition policy and the jewel in the crown of what they achieved in this particular parliament. failing to exempt india and others would have been disaster for any government. we are heading to a general election. parliament will be dissolved and a general election amount. the upa government will go to the masses and say, "this is what we have done for you." they are hoping that the masses will react to that knowing that the subsidy issue will be left indefinitely until a permanent solution can be found, one that india agreed to. >> a philippine congressman joins me from oz low. this is the first deal the world trade organization has completed in 18 years. was it worth the wait? >> i think for developing countries it's not a bad deal. the problem is in terms of the deal - the big problem is agriculture has been a massive subsidy that the developed countries have been given the farming sector,
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